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Bury Council - Environmental Health Officer

Job Title: Bury Council - Environmental Health Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bury
Salary: £16 per hour
REF: NYK09092021
Contact Name: Nanayaw Kyeremeh
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Bury Council – Environmental Health Officer

Location: 3 Knowsley Place, Duke Street, Bury, BL9 0EJ.

Contract: Initial 6 month contract with possible further extension.

Hours: Full Time – Monday to Friday.

Payrate: £16 an Hour.


Knowledge and Experience in dealing associated Environmental Protection work/enforcement including:

Unauthorised traveller encampments (removal)

Statutory nuisance investigations

Environmental crime

Planning application consultations/review


Filthy and verminous properties etc


To allocate work and to direct Enforcement Officers and Students in the performance of their duties.

Work independently in the field, often in a hostile and stressful environment.

Use professional expertise and communication skills to resolve conflict situations.

Carry out routine inspections of premises and vehicles, in accordance with statutory requirements and Codes of Practice.

Investigate in response to complaints/service requests formulating appropriate action for non-compliance with relevant legislation.

Carry out investigation following statutory notifications.

Carry out licensing, registration, planning application and land search functions acting as a consultee undertaking inspections as appropriate.

The interpretation and auditing of consultants/technical reports.

Issue advice and information based on the interpretation of current legislation and good practice.

Carry out formal and informal sampling, responding to the subsequent analysis and interpretation of results.

Provide education and awareness training to internal and external organisations.

Audit internal/external quality systems in line with accreditation/legal requirements.

Prepare and serve legal notices.

Gather evidence for prosecution/enforcement purposes.

Undertake formal PACE interviews.

Attend Court, Tribunals and Public Inquiries as a witness.

Organise work in default of legal notices served where appropriate.

Liaise with outside bodies and organisations representing the Department and/or Council.

Prepare and introduce enforcement initiatives.

Prepare reports for internal and external consumption.

Act as a mediator and/or counsellor between parties in dispute to achieve an informal resolution of complaints wherever possible.

Liaise with other Local Authorities to exercise the Primary Authority role for national and international companies.

To undertake work out of office hours as necessitated by service requirements.

Provide training/support for colleagues and students in specialist areas of knowledge.

Assist in the recruitment of students.

Maintain and calibrate monitoring equipment and systems.

Maintain statutory public registers.

Maintain and update computerised information recording systems and carry out other administration duties relevant to the post.

Deal with correspondence, telephone enquiries and personal callers to the office.

Prepare all correspondence arising from the postholder’s duties.

Undertake personal training development in line with service requirements and professional CPD.

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Nana Kyeremeh on 0208 514 9137 or Email